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  1. The Politics of Ignorance in Nursing and Health Care

    By Amelie Perron, Trudy Rudge

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    Ignorance is mostly framed as a void, a gap to be filled with appropriate knowledge. In nursing and health care, concerns about ignorance fuel searches for knowledge expected to bring certainty to care provision, preventing risk, accidents, or mistakes. This unique volume turns the focus on...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Policy Context of Midwifery and Maternity Services

    By Kuldip Bharj, Mari Phillips

    At a time of upheaval for the NHS, this text discusses the contemporary social context and policy drivers affecting childbirth and maternity services in the UK, making clear links to practice throughout. Complex health and social care demands, and particularly the policy commitment to choice for...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Living Conditions, Lifestyles and Health in the Former Soviet Union

    Edited by Christian Haerpfer, Claire Wallace

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Mortality rose very dramatically in the former Soviet republics following the collapse of the Soviet Union, with male life expectancy falling by ten years, the biggest peace time fall in life expectancy on record. This book presents the results of extensive research into the full extent of this...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks

    Science, Cancer, and the Geneticization of Drug Testing

    By John Abraham, Rachel Ballinger

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Controlling Pharmaceutical Risks is a case study of changes in drug testing since the late 1990s, specifically geneticization of carcinogenic risk assessment and regulation of pharmaceuticals. Radically new ways of determining whether medical drugs might cause cancer have been established...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Learning Disability

    Past, Present and Future

    By C. F. Goodey

    Series: Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

    The social position of learning disabled people has shifted rapidly over the last 20 years, from long-stay institutions, first into community homes and day centres, and now to a currently emerging goal of "ordinary lives" for individuals using person-centred support and personal budgets. These...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Aging in Contexts of Migration

    Edited by Ute Karl, Sandra Torres

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Giving Voice to Profound Disability

    Debating Dignity, Dependence and Human Capabilities

    By John Vorhaus

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Lifespan Transitions for Individuals with Disabilities

    A holistic perspective

    By Iva Strnadova, Therese Cumming

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    This book brings a refreshing perspective to preparing students with disabilities and their families for all aspects of independent life. Many of the transitions experienced by younger children set the stage for future changes but remain largely ignored in the literature. This publication...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Living with Mental Disorder

    Insights from Qualitative Research

    By Jacqueline Corcoran

    Series: Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

    This evidence-based text puts a human face on mental disorders, illuminating the lived experience of people with mental health difficulties and their caregivers. Providing comprehensive reviews of the qualitative research on each topic discussed, it offers insights into the perceived causes and...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Interdisciplinarity and Well-Being

    By Roy Bhaskar, Berth Danermark

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    This volume takes an interdisciplinary approach to health. It considering what the authors call the 'seven enigmas' facing the health practitioner, namely the enigmas of diagnosis; symptomology; causation; healing; prevention; intervention/treatment/therapy and finally rehabilitation....

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge